VISIT EIGHT PRIVATE GARDENS AT
OREGON HISTORIC DISTRICT’S 2019 GARDEN TOUR
WHO/WHAT: Oregon Historic District Society’s 2019 Garden Tour
WHEN: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 22; 1 p.m. guided history tour
WHERE: Tours begin at Newcom Founders Park at Green and Brown streets in downtown Dayton.
COST: $10 per person
MEDIA CONTACT: Jill Buzzard, 2019 Garden Tour chair, (937) 602 6239 or firstname.lastname@example.org
DETAILS: The Oregon Historic District will celebrate the wonders of summer during its 2019 Garden Tour from 11 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 22. Tickets for self-guided tours and the 1 p.m. guided tour by Wright State history professor Roy Vice are $10 per person. Eight charming and unique gardens will be open as part of this celebration. Proceeds raised will benefit the Oregon Historic District Society’s historic preservation efforts.
Each tour begins at the gazebo at Newcom Founders Park at Green and Brown streets. Detailed maps will be provided. The tour will be held rain or shine.
As Dayton’s oldest historic district, the Oregon is a rich mix of historic and contemporary homes. The neighborhood’s distinctive architecture ranges from the mid-1800s to modern. The garden tour demonstrates how much can be done with urban gardening spaces, ranging from small to large gardens tucked alongside and behind historic homes.
ABOUT THE OREGON HISTORIC DISTRICT SOCIETY
The Oregon Historic District Society is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization comprised of residents and friends of the Oregon District, which is Dayton’s oldest historic district. The neighborhood was established in July of 1829 and registered on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.